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  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Scott Boras: Baseball's Savior?

    You don't normally see Scott Boras hailed as a savior of baseball--usually, the Newport Beach super-sports agent is referred to as the complete opposite.But with the Nationals becoming the first Washington, D.C., team since 1933 making it to the playoffs, some in the nation's capital are crediting B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    [VIDEO:] Pride of Poly High James McDonald's Slider is Ranked a Most Wicked Pitch

    Does Long Beach-born pitcher James McDonald have the most wicked slider in baseball?The pride of Long Beach Poly High and Golden West College in Huntington Beach has had his slider ranked the second best swing-and-miss pitch among National League starters this season.Let's go the video . . .

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Richard Lee Baney: Lost Boy of Summer Enjoys Colorful Life On and Off the Baseball Field

    ​"The Lost Boys of Summer" cover boy Richard Lee "Dick" Baney of Tustin can point to pro baseball career highlights that include pitching Cincinnati's "Big Red Machine" to victory in a divisional playoff game and striking Henry Aaron out twice as "Hammering Hank" closed in on Babe Ruth's all-time ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2012

    Dick Baney and the Other Lost Boys of Summer

    Even after the Tustin resident helped embarrass Major League Baseball into helping retired ballplayers such as himself, he's still not happy, and he has plenty of company

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Anaheim Has Dubious Distinction of Hosting Baseball's Lowest Rated All-Star Game Ever

    ​It may have been a coup for Anaheim to get Major League Baseball's 2010 All-Star Game, but as of now that particular Midsummer Classic has the distinction of having drawn the lowest television ratings ever. Tuesday night's game on Fox had a 7.5 household rating and an average of 12.1 million vie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2009

    Slick Willie Clinton: I Did Not Sleep With That MLB All-Star Woman

    Christine Shively, an "Angel" and an "All-Star Among Us."Major League Baseball has announced that Newport Beach resident Christine Shively and four other "All-Stars Among Us" will be saluted by all five living U.S. presidents before Tuesday's All-Star Game in St. Louis.(It's a good thing the MLB str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    The Rally Penis Puts the "Ball" in Angels Baseball

    With the smell of spring training fresh in the air around the old ballpark, it's been the best of times and the worst of times for Matt McCarthy. The 30-year-old 28-year-old medical intern at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City has seen Odd Man Out, his recently published book ... More >>

  • Features

    October 25, 2007

    OC's Scariest People

    Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)

  • Features

    May 24, 2007

    Dealing for Dollars

    Some of Scott Boras notable moves

  • Features

    May 24, 2007

    The Boras Factor

    Some fans and team officials think hes the devil. His player clients think hes an angel. Everyone agrees that super agent Scott Boras has changed baseballbut for better or worse? And what does he want now?

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Magnet Night

    How to attract the fans to a loser

  • Columns

    January 27, 2000

    This weeks featured AFC and NFC championship games:

    Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars; Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams

  • Culture

    September 17, 1998

    We Couldn't Find 10

    Our Top 8 list of the upcoming theater season